One night before putting him to bed, Enaiatollah’s mother tells him three things: don’t use drugs, don’t use weapons, don’t steal. The next day he wakes up to find she isn’t there. Ten-year-old Enaiatollah is left alone in Pakistan to fend for himself.
You don't think about us much, because we are invisible. Well, not exactly invisible. A lot of us have hair dyed four colours, or wear five-inch platform sneakers, or carry enough metal in our skin that it's a hassle getting on an airplane. Quite visible, actually, come to think of it'.
But we don't want signs saying what we are. After all, if you knew what we were up to, we couldn't work our magic. We have to observe carefully, and push and prompt you in ways you don't notice. Like good teachers, we let you think you've discovered the truth on your own.
Now nearly a full-fledged member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit operating out of Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls, Mary Quinn is back for another action-packed adventure. Disguised as a poor apprentice builder and a boy, she must brave the grimy underbelly of Victorian London – as well as childhood memories of fear, hunger, and constant want – to unmask the identity of a murderer. Assigned to monitor a building site on the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, Mary earns the confidence of the work crew, inching ever nearer her suspect.
Fitzroy, Melbourne, 1941. Wartime. Strong-willed 17 year-old Albert Morton. A Waratah motorbike. A turbulent mix that lands him in conflict with the society. He is forced into the Royal Australian Navy. He finds his niche as NCO in charge of the No. 1 engine room of HMAS Nimrod, an N-Class destroyer.
A frigate is bombed. Private Harry Jackson is rescued by the Nimrod. Albert and Harry become close friends then tragedy strikes.
How do young men pick up the pieces and get on with their lives?
Nemo becomes angry with his father. A diver takes nemo from great barrier reef. He meets A fish named Dory. You know the rest
Edie Amelia Sparks is a neat girl with very messy parents.
While checking that her party outfit for her ninth birthday is in order, she discovers that one of her most treasured possessions – a red monkey shoe with a crimson tassel on the toe – is missing.
With the help of her unusual dog Mr Pants, and her arch nemesis/best friend Cheesy Chompster, Edie Amelia sets out to solve the mystery of the missing shoe.
Lauren has always known she was adopted but when a little research turns up the possibility that she was snatched from an American family as a baby, suddenly Lauren's life seems like a sham. How can she find her biological parents? And are her adoptive parents really responsible for kidnapping her? She manages to wangle a trip across the Atlantic where she runs away to try and find the truth. But the circumstances of her disappearance are murky and Lauren's kidnappers are still at large and willing to do anything to keep her silent…
It is a time of profound change for Ellie Linton.
Enemies are everywhere.
Some come crawling over the hills; others drive in and knock on the front door. Sometimes her friends are at her side and sometimes she is on her own.
Ellie is a figher. She has faith in her own abilities. But she is not Superwoman. Never has she faced enemies so ruthless, so brutal. And not every battle can be won with a gun and bullets.
When the ammunition runs out, who will be left standing?
Trapped, with a train bearing down on him, Cal's chances of survival look grim. The cops and criminal gangs are unrelenting-they want him behind bars ... or dead. The stakes are getting higher, but all the clues to the Ormond Singularity just lead to more puzzles, and more danger. Thwarted at every turn, it seems Cal has no hope of finding the answers. Is there anyone he can trust? The clock is ticking. Any second could be his last. Callum Ormond has been warned. He has 334 days. The countdown continues...
When ferret Swartt Sixclaw and his arch enemy Sunflash the Mace swear a pledge of death upon each other, a young creature is cruelly banished from the safety of Redwall. As he grows, he seeks revenge on the people of Redwall and finds himself embroiled in a hostile battle with far-reaching consequences.